09 March 2020
With sparkling blue seas, stunning white sandy beaches, exciting adventures, colourful cultures and sensational cuisine, the Caribbean has something for every type of traveller. Fly to the sun-drenched Caribbean in style with the award-winning British Airways and find your personal island of paradise. In this blog we’ll look at some unmissable Caribbean destinations and British Airways’ exquisite cabins that will take you there in serene comfort.
Combining award-winning beaches, luxurious resorts, phenomenal cuisine and natural beauty, the island of Barbados hosts an endless array of unique activities that cater to all tastes. Flying from London Gatwick to Grantley Adams International Airport up to 12 times a week, British Airways provides you with the choice of First, Club World, World Traveller Plus, and World Traveller cabins to Barbados all year round.
Known for its enchanting history and charming culture, Antigua also boasts adventurous activities, exceptional restaurants and 365 beaches – one for every day of the year. Direct flights from London Gatwick to V.C. Bird International Airport occur 6 times a week from April to October and daily during the rest of the year. Enjoy a choice of Club World, World Traveller Plus, and World Traveller cabins all year round.
Marvel at the awe-inspiring landscape on the Tet Nature Trail, Soak in the waterfall and baths of the Diamond Botanical Gardens or simply unwind with a cocktail on the mesmeric beaches of Rodney Bay. British Airways daily flights from London Gatwick to Hewanorra International Airport are under 9 hours; choose from First class during selected seasons, and Club World, World Traveller Plus, and World Traveller cabins throughout the year.
"St Lucia is a beautiful holiday destination that offers as much rest and relaxation or activity and adventure as you want, depending on what type of holiday you are looking for. The food is amazing, the people love to look after you and are so friendly, and I look forward to going back at some point in the near future."
Kate, Travel Counsellor
Home to the world’s first underwater sculpture park, renowned rum distilleries and captivating historic landmarks such as the revered Belmont Estate, Grenada is home to a wealth of cultural treasures that await your discovery. Operating twice-weekly flights from London Gatwick to Grenada via Saint Lucia, you’ll be able to choose from British Airways’ First, Club World, World Traveller Plus, and World Traveller cabins.
The Caribbean’s best-kept secret, St Kitts and Nevis are two of the region’s least visited islands. This unspoilt dual-island nation in the Leeward Isles offers all the qualities of a traditional Caribbean escape – beautiful beaches, tropical cocktails, exciting water sports and lush rainforests – just all that little bit quieter. Choose from First class during selected seasons, and Club World, World Traveller Plus, and World Traveller cabins on twice-weekly flights from London Gatwick to Robert L Bradshaw International Airport via Antigua throughout the year.
Tobago offers the perfect slice of island relaxation. Sip a locally brewed Carib beer in a hammock amidst the gently swaying palm trees or head into the rainforest to get up close and personal with a wealth of wonderful wildlife. Operating flights twice-a-week from London Gatwick, British Airways offers First, Club World, World Traveller Plus, and World Traveller cabins to ANR Robinson International Airport via Antigua.
Fly in World Traveller, British Airways’ full-service economy class, and enjoy all the comfort and benefits that you would expect from their award-winning service, at an affordable price. It includes a generous free baggage allowance, delicious meals with full bar service, a fantastic personal entertainment system with complimentary headphones and family-friendly features such as a kids’ activity packs.
World Traveller Plus is British Airways’ premium economy service, offering a more comfortable and intimate flight experience. Benefits include wider seats with more legroom, and a larger free baggage allowance.
Club World, British Airways’ business class cabin, combines premium levels of comfort and service with the freedom and flexibility to make every journey unique and unforgettable. Your spacious seat converts into a fully flat bed and will adapt to your personal needs. With delicious food and drink options, access to private lounges, luxurious spa treatments, dedicated check-in desks and priority boarding, Club world treats passengers to an exceptional travel experience.
British Airways' First suite is a haven of style and comfort where sophisticated and contemporary British design meets impeccable service and attention to detail. First passengers will enjoy their own stylish suite with an adjustable seat that turns into a fully flat bed, indulgent à la carte dining experiences paired with fine wines and Champagnes, exclusive access to spa treatments, fast-track security and a range of additional services.
British Airways has over 30 dedicated lounges and more than 100 partner lounges worldwide, which are available for First and Club World travellers. If you’re flying from London Heathrow, your travel experience is enhanced even further with complimentary 15-minute Elemis spa treatments now available.
Treat yourself to the blissful beauty of the Caribbean by contacting your travel counsellor today. You’ll enjoy exclusive benefits including full financial protection and a 24-hour duty office ready to assist you before, during and after your trip.